The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) is participating in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) as part of the State of Qatar’s Pavilion at the Forum,
MOTC’s participation in the Pavilion of the State of Qatar as the Guest Country at SPIEF in its 24th edition, comes within the framework of its keenness to enhance and develop economic relation ties and partnership with the Russian Federation, in addition to highlighting the investment opportunities that the country provides in the fields of transportation and information and communication technology, something which can contribute to attracting more foreign direct investments and boosting the State of Qatar’s competitive standing in the region and outside of it.
The Smart Qatar Program (TASMU), the Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), Qatar Navigation (Milaha), Mwani Qatar, the Qatar Aeronautical Academy and Hamad International Airport will participate in the Forum under the umbrella of the Ministry.
On this occasion, the Minister of Transport and Communications H E Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti said: “Qatar has made enormous progress in the field of digital transformation and digital services using innovative initiatives and programs such as the Smart Qatar Program (TASMU) with the Ministry of Transport and Communications for building a diversified national economy and keeping pace with the latest digital skills toward building a smart Qatar, and, in addition to that, the country has taken notable steps in improving its global connection with world-class sea, land and air facilities.”
The Minister added:
“The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum is a very important global event and during our participation we are looking forward to working with our Russian counterparts to enhance the means of bilateral cooperation between the two countries in addition to shedding light on the investment opportunities that the country provides in the fields of transportation and information and communication technology.”
The TASMU Program will showcase the efforts exerted by the State of Qatar on the path of transforming into a smart country, in addition to pitching a number of investment opportunities to global companies and delegations to contribute to these efforts.
The TASMU Program has identified more than 100 opportunities that will be available for investment and cooperation during the next four years across the entire scope of work of the Program.
Participating delegates will be able to view a number of these opportunities such as participating in developing the Symptom Tracker, the Athlete Performance Dashboard and the Livestock Monitoring & Analytics.
These opportunities revolve around developing smart solutions and applications to address the national challenges in the key sectors using advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Big Data Analytics and other advanced technologies.
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